Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID260758
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyBuchanan
LocalityMissouri River, just N of Atchison, Kansas [or Winthrop, Missouri]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence-Sugar
HUC8 Number10240011
HUC10 NameSalt Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024001103
HUC12 NameLewis and Clark Lake-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400110301
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month5
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalPreserved in alcohol
Museum Cat NumberKU21953
VerifierCross, Frank B., Curator of Fishes, Kansas Univ.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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